UNW is a leading independent firm of chartered accountants based in the North East

Our team delivers specialist advice in the following areas: Audit and Assurance, Corporate Finance, Taxation, and Accounting Services. Our wide range of clients includes entrepreneurs and their businesses, inward investors, professional partnerships, charities and dentists. We differentiate ourselves from others on the basis of the quality of our people, the advice they deliver, service excellence and value.

Our team specialises in delivering efficient, cost effective, objective yet constructive audits. We have an in depth understanding of the reporting requirements of entities in our chosen market place, and utilise leading software to ensure first rate financial reporting. Our clients value our willingness to challenge, be objective, provide constructive advice and to work with them to achieve their desired outcome.

Our Corporate Finance department brings together a highly experienced team providing a full range of corporate finance advisory services including lead advisory, grants and transaction support.

UNW’s Taxation Team has expertise in compliance and tax planning work and offers expert guidance and advice on a wide range of tax issues both corporate and personal, VAT and Employment Taxes.

Our Accounting Services team includes: Accounting Services – complete accounting support for businesses which do not require an audit and our Dental Business Unit – providing specialist accounting and tax support to dentists, the only North East accountant member of the National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers (NASDAL). UNW is also a member of the Association of Specialist Providers to Dentists (ASPD).

Latest news

  • £71k penalty for paying VAT return one day late is OK according to the Upper Tax Tribunal

    A decision released by the Upper Tax Tribunal on 3 August is likely to disappoint shareholders of Trinity Mirror PLC, but also serves as a warning over the hardening stance of both HMRC and Tax Tribunals over respective due dates

  • 5% reduced rate VAT relief on residential property work at risk?


    The UK currently operates a very valuable VAT relief on certain works to existing residential property, and under the relief VAT at the 5% reduced rate is chargeable (instead of the normal 20% standard rate).

    In broad terms, this 5% …